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Temple Garden Chambers

Temple Garden Chambers

George Davies provides an invaluable insight and his personal view on how fraud cases are currently being dealt with by the courts

Up until a few years ago, allegations of fraud in road traffic claims were taken very seriously by the County Courts. Such trials were invariably allocated to the multi-track and heard before a circuit judge or recorder. Time slots for trials usually started at a day and a half (minimum).

James Laughland highlights the case of Dr Brian May & Anita May v Wavell Group Plc & Dr Bizarri

In Dr Brian May & Anita May v Wavell Group Plc & Dr Bizarri [2016] costs were reduced from £208,000 down to £35,000. Another One Bites The Dust or The Show Must Go On? Failing miserably to resist the urge to include too many Queen song titles (Don’t Stop Me Now), the implications of this decision may well rock you.